Group Resources

Professional Interactions

Science involves lots of interactions with other people, whether it's daily interactions within the research group, project discussions with collaborators at other institutions, or communicating your science at a conference. Here are some rules of the road.

AGU Publication Ethics-information about who should be included as an author, plagiarism, and conflicts of interest related to publishing

Text Recycling Research Project-Learn more about best practices for using your own text in multiple publications

AGU Ethics and Equity Center- a variety of information and resources on harassment, diversity and inclusion, implicit bias, legal consultaion, including available workshops

APS Ethics Education-includes ethics case studies and discussion guides

Six Actions to Improve Your Professional Communication

Transitioning to Research

Conducting research is quite different from taking classes, which students have been doing most of their life. There is a lot of unstructured time and only a few deadlines for motivation. 

UNH Graduate Program in Physics

Physics MS Requirements

Physics PhD Requirements

Physics Graduate Handbook

UNH Graduate School

UNH Office of International Students and Scholars

PhD Comics when you need some humor

The Importance of Stupidity in Scientific Research

Developing a Daily Writing Habit

Five Habits to Develop During Grad School

Preparing the Thesis Proposal Defense

Health and Wellness

"You can't pour from an empty cup." Taking care of yourself is important.

Tips for Moving in Grad School

UNH Resources:

UNH GradCats Thrive Guide

UNH Health and Wellness

UNH Pscyhological and Counseling Services (PACS)

UNH Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP)

UNH Campus Recreation

Accessible UNH Disability and access resources

UNH ReportIt! If you have observed or experienced an incident of bias or hate, discrimination and/or harassment, you can report it anonymously.

Useful Resources in our Field

What are the relevant professional societies, regular conferences, and places to find useful scientific information?

American Geophysical Union (AGU)

AGU Fall Meeting-held annually in December

American Physical Society (APS)

Division of Plasma Physics Meeting (DPP)-held annually in October or November

Geospace Environment Modeling (GEM)

Summer workshop held annually; mini-GEM held the Sunday prior to AGU

Coupling, Energetics and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions (CEDAR)

Earth Science Women's Network (ESWN)

Journals of interest:

Geophysical Research Letters

Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics

Space Weather

Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics

Annales Geophysicae

Physics of Plasmas

Journal of Plasma Physics

Frontiers in Physics

Frontiers in Space Physics and Astronomy

Reference Manager Comparison Chart UNH library comparison of Zotero, Mendeley, and EndNote

NASA Space Physics Data Facility CDAWeb Public data from current and past space physics missions

NASA Space Physics Data Facility OMNIWeb Magnetic field, Plasma, Energetic particle data relevant to heliospheric studies including near-Earth solar wind data

Kyoto Dst index

Day of year chart


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